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  • African Union Headquarters: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    ICT strategy for Africa adopted

    May 19, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ICT strategy for Africa adopted

    The 5th Meeting of the Heads of ICT Units in AUC, NEPAD Agency, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and Associations of Regulators on Harmonisation and Coordination of Regional and Continental ICT Programmes, Projects, and Activities has ended in Balaclava,...

  • President Robert Mugabe (image: Free & Fair Zimbabwe Elections)

    Baba Jukwa, social media and Zimbabwe

    August 1, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Baba Jukwa, social media and Zimbabwe

    If there is one thing that is different to the 2008 Zimbabwean elections, it is that the 2013 election has a new ‘candidate’. His name is Baba Jukwa. The anonymous social media icon and commentator, portrayed as a cartoon of an old man and coined ‘the...

  • 6 Ghanian schools set for e-schooling

    March 22, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on 6 Ghanian schools set for e-schooling

    Six schools have benefitted from the first phase of the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) e-school initiative in Ghana. This initiative aims to equip young people with the skills and knowledge they need to participate in the global economy. The...

  • Video: NEPAD’s impact on African broadband connectivity

    November 25, 2010 • VideoComments Off on Video: NEPAD’s impact on African broadband connectivity

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  • Another success for Innovation Dinner series

    October 29, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Another success for Innovation Dinner series

    Over 60 senior executives and professionals from the IT industry gathered at the latest “Innovation Dinner” hosted by ITNewsAfrica.com, held on the 27th of October in Johannesburg with the Theme: “Our connected future”. The event was supported by...

  • Global giants back Innovation Dinner series

    October 20, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Global giants back Innovation Dinner series

    Africa’s leading bi-monthly ICT business dinner series has secured Technology giants Ericsson and HP as sponsors for the October 27, 2010 edition of the Innovation Dinner to be hosted in Johannesburg South Africa. Ericsson a two-time sponsor of this event...

  • Multi-million dollar satellite infrastructure for Africa

    March 16, 2009 • Hardware, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Multi-million dollar satellite infrastructure for Africa

    Satellite operator Intelsat, along with investors from South Africa, have gained approval of a US$25 million loan for the launch and operation of a pan-African satellite system...

  • African Union and NEPAD structure to integrate

    December 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on African Union and NEPAD structure to integrate

    Since the launch of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) as the framework for the continent’s economic and social development strategy, there has been an increase in momentum on the implementation of various NEPAD projects...

  • NEPAD Submarine Cable & e-Schools Projects Make progress

    November 24, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, SoftwareComments Off on NEPAD Submarine Cable & e-Schools Projects Make progress

    The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) hosted its inaugural Ithuba Business Forum on the 20th of November 2008. The purpose of the forum was to provide a comprehensive update on the status of the submarine cable initiative and e-schools project under...

  • Work starts on NEPAD submarine cable to be ready for FIFA 2010

    September 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Work starts on NEPAD submarine cable to be ready for FIFA 2010

    Construction has begun on NEPAD’s UHURUNET undersea cable network which is due to be completed in time to provide international communications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup that will take place in South Africa in 2010. The fibre optic submarine segment of...